Transdev Maintenance Superintendent in New Orleans, Louisiana
Transdev is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.
Manages all activities of the Maintenance department, including maintenance, servicing and repair of all vehicles, in a facility.
Schedules employees for the department; ensures the effective supervision of mechanics and other shop workers; may administer collective bargaining agreement provisions
Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates assigned personnel
Coordinates work performed by outside vendors
Oversees the development of efficient repair schedules; reviews repair cost estimates
Approves priority of maintenance and repairs based on availability of materials and parts and requirements of scheduled operations
Helps to ensure that company and client equipment is maintained and operating efficiently
Controls and monitors inventory
Ensures that all vehicles are fueled, cleaned, and properly working
Develops and implements safety policies and procedures for the department; maintains a safe working environment
Participates in the development and administration of the operational budget
Identifies opportunities for improving service delivery methods
Ensures that property, grounds, and facilities are clean and well organized
Other duties as required.
Education, Licensing, and Certifications Required :
- High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED, required
Education, Licensing, and Certifications Preferred:
- Class B or higher Commercial Driver’s License with passenger and airbrakes endorsements preferred
- 7 years or more of progressively responsible experience in the repair and maintenance of all types of heavy duty automotive and transit equipment including at least 3 years of supervisory experience
Skills and Knowledge Required:
Good written and oral communication skills
Broad understanding of all mechanical systems related to heavy duty transportation vehicles
Familiarity with laws/regulations associated with the safe operation of maintenance facilities
Ability to read, interpret and apply documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
Ability to read blue prints, schematics, and other mechanical and/or electrical diagrams
Ability to read and write routine reports, forms, and other documentation or correspondence
Working knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to organize and perform work efficiently; strong attention to details
Ability to work well with labor
Travel requirement (as a percent): <5% for occasional meetings
Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check
Must be able to pass and maintain a DOT physical examination
Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.
Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to manipulate, handle or feel; reach with hands or arms; and talk or hear.
Frequently required to sit. Occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel crouch or crawl; and smell.
Occasionally required to lift up to 75 pounds.
Must be able to work in extreme heat and cold and in a damp environment with moderate noise.
For more information please visit our website at www.transdevna.com/careers
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.
Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
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Drug free workplace
If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check
Requisition ID 2017-6751
Job Locations US-LA-New Orleans
Posted Date 7/20/2017
Position Category Maintenance/Mechanics/Parts/Utility/Materials
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Internal Reference 462
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Company/Division Transdev Services